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  1. U.S. Ad Spending Growth Slows to 4.4% in First Quarter

    5:00 am 6/13/2011

    Kantar Media reports the fifth consecutive quarter of growth despite a network TV decline and says the NBCUniversal deal made Comcast one of the top 10 marketers.Read more

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  2. Walt Disney Expects 'Cars 2' Merchandise to Eclipse 'Toy Story 3'

    11:22 am 6/9/2011

    The 'Cars' franchise has crossed $10 billion in total retail sales, and Mickey Mouse remains the largest licensed character with projected $9 billion in sales this fiscal year as the company plans a Disney Baby store.Read more

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  3. NBCUniversal Wins Rights to 2014-2020 Olympics

    8:29 am 6/7/2011

    The company beat out fellow suitors ESPN/ABC and Fox Sports with a $4.38 billion bid.Read more

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  4. Fox Kicks Off Presentations in Olympics TV Rights Bidding Process

    9:58 am 6/6/2011

    Fox Sports head David Hill, who led his company's delegation, wrapped up his presentation with a salute to recently departed NBC Sports head Dick Ebersol.Read more

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  5. Judge Denies Disney's Motion to Stop Dish From Distributing Movies for Free

    5:47 am 6/3/2011

    To celebrate its 30 birthday, the satellite company had planned on giving away "Toy Story 3" and others on seven Starz channels for a year.Read more

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  6. Shaq Hints He May Join ESPN's 'SportsCenter'

    5:35 am 6/3/2011

    In a video, retired NBA star Shaquille O'Neal signals that he has been offered a job at the sports network.Read more

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  7. Disney Director Quits Board, Will Join Obama Administration

    12:57 pm 5/31/2011

    John Bryson, an 11-year veteran, will announce his resignation.Read more

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  8. Hulu May Get TV Shows Later Under New Deals with It Owners

    11:33 am 5/18/2011

    Series could come to the video site three to seven days after they air under new agreements being finalized with the entertainment giants that jointly own the company.Read more

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  9. Hulu Nears New Content Deal with Entertainment Conglomerate Owners

    7:14 am 5/13/2011

    CEO Jason Kilar says joint venture partners News Corp, Disney, Providence Equity Partners and his team “have been engaged in productive discussions to extend our existing content agreements a number of years.”Read more

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  10. Disney's Stock Drops After Earnings Report

    8:06 am 5/11/2011

    Nomura analyst Michael Nathanson says "Mickey Takes a Breather," but still feels "comfortable that underlying business momentum will drive results in the year ahead."Read more

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